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GUILTY PLEA IN MECHANICVILLE MURDER CASE

Posted on Feb 9, 2018 in 2018 News

GUILTY PLEA IN MECHANICVILLE MURDER CASE

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Joseph A. Broscko (DOB 08-16-00), of 9 Linden Court, Clifton Park, NY, plead guilty today in Saratoga County Court to Murder in the Second Degree, in violation of section 125.25(1) of the Penal Law, a class “A-1” Violent Felony, before Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III.  Joseph A. Broscko plead guilty and admitted...

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Schenectady Man pleads guilty to Vehicular Assault from Ravenswood Parking lot crash that left Pub owner seriously injured

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 in 2018 News

Schenectady Man pleads guilty to Vehicular Assault from Ravenswood Parking lot crash that left Pub owner seriously injured

Christopher W. Jones, (dob 5-30-60) plead guilty today in the Saratoga County Court before Hon. James A. Murphy, III to the crime of Vehicular Assault in the Second Degree, in violation of Penal Law Section 120.03 (1), a class “E” felony, for an incident that occurred in the Town of Clifton Park on June 3, 2017.  Jones was driving out of the parking lot of the Ravenswood Pub in Clifton Park when...

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HADLEY MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS TO LIFE FOR MURDERING HIS WIFE

Posted on Jan 12, 2018 in 2018 News

HADLEY MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS TO LIFE FOR MURDERING HIS WIFE

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Michael C. Norton, (d.o.b. 11/4/58), of 7 Third Avenue, Hadley, New York, was sentenced today by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III,  to 20 years to life in state prison for having murdered his wife, Sherry Norton, at their home on May 2, 2017.  This sentence follows Norton’s guilty plea on October 12, 2017 to...

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Former Priest Pleads Guilty to Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree

Posted on Jan 8, 2018 in 2018 News

Former Priest Pleads Guilty to Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced that Michael R. Hands, (dob 6/30/1966), previously of 391 Herrington Hill Road, Greenwich, New York, plead guilty today in Saratoga County Court to two counts of Criminal Sexual Act in the Third Degree, a Class “E” felony, in violation of New York State Penal Law Section 130.40(2).  Hands, a former Catholic priest, entered these pleas...

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SEXUAL PREDATOR SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS TO LIFE

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in 2017 News

SEXUAL PREDATOR SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS TO LIFE

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Marshall G. Gaudet (dob 9/5/86), previously of 2 Cottonwood Court, Malta, New York, was sentenced today by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III, following his October 3, 2017 guilty pleas to Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, a Class “A-II” felony, in violation of New York State (“NYS”) Penal Law Section...

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Purple Adorns District Attorney’s Office For Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on Oct 27, 2017 in 2017 News

Purple Adorns District Attorney’s Office For Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Joe Fancher, Ballston Journal SARATOGA COUNTY—The Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office turned their office purple this month to shed light on domestic violence. This year, as with every October, the Saratoga District Attorney’s Office have guised their office in purple as a means of raising awareness for domestic violence. Purple has been the color chosen to spread awareness about the...

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Man Sentenced for Easter Sunday Standoff

Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in 2017 News

Man Sentenced for Easter Sunday Standoff

Saratoga County District Attorney, Karen A. Heggen, announced that Michael J. Davis, 39, of 27E Sue Lane, Clifton Park, New York was sentence on October 23, 2017 by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III to a total of 15 years in state prison, with a period of post-release supervision of 1 ½ to 3 years.  Judge Murphy sentenced Davis to 8 years incarceration in a state correctional...

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HADLEY MAN ADMITS TO MURDERING HIS WIFE

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in 2017 News

HADLEY MAN ADMITS TO MURDERING HIS WIFE

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Michael C. Norton, (d.o.b. 11/4/58), of 7 Third Avenue, Hadley, New York, pleaded guilty to Murder in the Second Degree, in violation of New York State Penal Law Section 125.25(1), a “Class A-I” felony for having killed his wife on May 2-3, 2017 in their home in the Town of Hadley with an ax.  Defendant Norton admitted to...

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Prison Sentence for Drugged-Driver Convicted for Vehicular Manslaughter and Vehicular Assault

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in 2017 News

Prison Sentence for Drugged-Driver Convicted for Vehicular Manslaughter and Vehicular Assault

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen announced today that Alison J. Pecor, (dob 5/11/96) of 110 Hollister Road, Corinth, NY was sentenced today by Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III to 4 to 12 years in prison following her July 10, 2017 plea to Vehicular Manslaughter in the First Degree, a “Class C” felony, in violation of New York State Penal Law Section 125.13(6) and...

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STATE PRISON FOR MECHANICVILLE WOMAN WHO STOLE $500,000 FROM HER EMPLOYER

Posted on Oct 6, 2017 in 2017 News

STATE PRISON FOR MECHANICVILLE WOMAN  WHO STOLE $500,000 FROM HER EMPLOYER

Saratoga County District Attorney Karen A. Heggen reports that Jean M. Hatalsky, of 75 Meehan Road, Mechanicville, New York (dob 5/30/69) was sentenced today to a term of imprisonment in a New York State Correctional Facility for stealing from her employer in the Town of Halfmoon during the period of January 2011 to September 2015.  Saratoga County Court Judge James A. Murphy, III sentenced...

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